24 January 2020 – EU countries prepare, too early to declare a public health threat

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Type of Intervention: Risk communication
Sectors Involved: Educate and actively communicate with the public
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: In connection with the current occurrence, the Ministry of Health systematically monitors the situation and is in close contact with both the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and experts from the World Health Organization (WHO). WHO Emergency Committee on Thursday 23.1. He announced that it was too early to declare a public health threat of international concern and recommended that all EU countries prepare, share information, systematically monitor the situation and be in constant contact with other public health authorities of other EU Member States.
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